San Jacinto College – North

San Jacinto College is located in Houston, Texas on Uvalde Road. The campus can be reached from Wallisville Road. Included on campus is the Dr. Charles Grant Fine Arts Center and the Interactive Learning Center. There is also a mechanical building, vocational building, Nichols Gymnasium, and Tennis Courts on the campus. San Jacinto Plaza is located directly across Uvalde Road from the campus.

Paralegal Programs Offered
San Jacinto College offers an associate of applied science in paralegal studies. The program has been approved by the American Bar Association.

Program Schedule/Requirements
The paralegal program offered through the college is a comprehensive educational program that provides students with the expertise to become a paralegal. Emphasis is placed on developing organizational, analytical, technology, and interpersonal skills that are needed to succeed in a paralegal setting. Classes include basic legal theories as well as specialized areas of the law. The degree also requires a number of general education courses and computer courses for completion.

The paralegal program consists of 65 required credit hours within the curriculum program that must be completed in order to obtain the degree. This will typically take two years to complete when attending as a full time student. Students are required to complete an internship as part of the program.

Contact Information
If you would like more information about the associate of applied science degree in paralegal studies offered by the college you may contact Ernest Davila, Program Director by phone at 281-458-4050 or by email at ernest.davila@sjcd.edu.